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DAILY | Venice, Telluride + Toronto 2012 | Ramin Bahrani’s AT ANY PRICE

August 31, 2012
At Any Price

Echoes of Arthur Miller, Nicholas Ray, and George Stevens?

DAILY | Shirley Clarke’s ORNETTE: MADE IN AMERICA

August 31, 2012
Ornette: Made in America

“The movie she was born to make.”

DAILY | Venice + Toronto 2012 | Ariel Vromen’s THE ICEMAN

August 31, 2012
The Iceman

“Gritty, gripping and unrelentingly intense” vs. “likely a rental at best.”

Kissing Cousins: Director Seeks Love

August 31, 2012
WHAT IS THIS FILM...?

A director talks about cinema history, personal philosophy and his road-trip ad lib through Mexico as WHAT IS THIS FILM CALLED LOVE? touches down at the Telluride Film Festival.

DAILY | BARBARA, Bowiefest, Utopia, and More

August 31, 2012
Art & Text

Christian Petzold‘s heading into the Oscar race, but first, a tour across North America, beginning in Telluride.

DAILY | Telluride 2012

August 30, 2012
Telluride 2012

This year’s lineup includes new work by Michael Haneke, Christian Petzold, Sally Potter, and more.

DAILY | Where Is Syrian Filmmaker Orwa Nyrabia?

August 30, 2012
Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev

Plus, honors for David Lynch and Tom Tykwer and more news of the day.

Video: Chinese Independents

August 30, 2012 | One Comment
BIFF

The opening day shutdown of the 9th Beijing Independent Film Festival led to a bizarre week of off-screen scrambles as audiences and festival staff attempted to stay one step ahead of the law.

DAILY | Venice, Telluride + Toronto 2012 | Sarah Polley’s STORIES WE TELL

August 30, 2012
Stories We Tell

“An enthralling, exquisitely layered masterpiece of memoir.”

DAILY | Venice + Toronto 2012 | Mira Nair’s THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST

August 29, 2012
The Reluctant Fundamentalist

“Ultimately, heavy-handed is the operative word.”

Re-birth of a Film Nation

August 29, 2012
MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON

Avant-garde films advance up the charts in Sight & Sound’s ‘Greatest Films of All Time’ poll.

DAILY | Venice + Toronto 2012 | Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s PENANCE

August 29, 2012
Penance

Early reviews tell us that Kurosawa’s TV mini-series maintains a “sense of creeping dread” over five episodes.